Broken Adoptions Project
Bill Aims to Prevent Adoptive Parents from Abusing Subsidy Program
Lawrence Booker had been living apart from his adoptive family for around two years when he learned that his adoptive mother might still be receiving money for his care — money that could have gone a long way toward helping him instead.
New York Could Be First State to Take Closer Look at Adoption Subsidies
When adoptions from foster care fall apart, youth often end up back in foster care, with a biological relative, or on the streets. But in most cases, the government still provides financial assistance to the adoptive parents.
Child Welfare Ideas from the Experts, #10: Better Policing of Adoption Subsidies
The Imprint is highlighting each of the policy recommendations made this summer by the participants of the Foster Youth Internship Program (FYI), a group of 12 former foster youths who have completed congressional internships.
A First, But Incomplete, Measure of Adoption Success
2016 could be the first year that America has clear, nationwide information about the success rate of adoptions from foster care. But the game plan for tracking this at the federal level might not capture the whole story; maybe not even half of it.